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Category: Car Accident

Don’t Let Trucking Companies Slip Away From Liability

When you’ve been injured in a semi or 18-wheeler accident, you may be looking at life-long injuries and expenses. The first thing the lawyers at the trucking companies will do when an accident is reported is try to shift blame and liability to the truck operator, producing mountains of paperwork that they will claim as […]

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Am I required to wear a helmet when riding my motorcycle in Texas?

Texas Motorcycle Accident FAQ While wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle is indisputably the safest option, we Texans are an independent people, and helmet laws don’t always sit right with us. If you want to ride without a helmet and still be within the law, Texas allows for that. Texas Helmet Law Here’s what […]

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Uninsured Motorist Accidents In Austin

Injured By An Austin Uninsured Driver Every traffic accident is a hassle or worse, but if you’ve had an unfortunate encounter with one of Austin’s many uninsured, or underinsured, motorists, you have a whole other set of concerns to work through. We know that the stress, expense, and possible injuries you’re dealing with are a […]

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Have You Been Injured By A Drunk Driver In Austin?

Austin Injury Attorneys Look Out For You Austin is a city that works all day and parties all night. It’s one of the things that makes Austin a great place to live, but it has its dark side, too. Texas is a national leader in drunk driving fatalities, and nearly 40% of traffic deaths in […]

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Tractor Trailer Accidents

Every year, nearly 500,000 tractor-trailers are involved in traffic accidents in the United States. In fact, one out of every eight traffic fatalities is caused by a collision with a large truck. Too often, drivers and passengers of automobiles are the unfortunate victims when they collide with these goliaths of the road. A dangerous trucking […]

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Another Texting While Driving Scenario

If you live in Texas you should know texting while driving was made illegal as of July 2017. We even wrote an e-newsletter all about the topic and the specific language in the law. You should also know that if you caused an accident while texting, you could be liable for damages. However, what about […]

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The month of April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, according to the National Safety Council. The problem of distracted driving is no longer a new issue. Each day, an average of more than nine people are killed and more than 1,060 injured in crashes caused by distracted driving, according to the CDC. You may think […]

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Why Motorcycle Accidents Are Different

All motor vehicle accidents are not the same. And nowhere is this more true than when it comes to those accidents involving motorcycles. Further, the nuances of motorcycle accidents often have a direct impact on the kind of case that may evolve, how it is litigated, and the verdict and results ultimately obtained. Part of […]

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CDC Report Suggests Helmet Laws Save Lives

Texas Helmet Law? A recent report published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found that injuries and deaths related to motorcycle crashes were significantly reduced by the use of motorcycle helmets. According to the report, motorcyclists accounted for 14 percent of all traffic fatalities across the nation in […]

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10 Important Things to Do in Case of an Auto Accident

1. Stop immediately! – Texas law states that if you are driving a vehicle involved in auto accident, you must stop at the scene of the accident. 2. Assist the injured & protect the scene – If anyone is injured, immediately make arrangements for a doctor or an ambulance to come to the scene of […]

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